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National Railway Museum

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£95 - £161 pp
Up to 600
On-Site
Exclusive Use
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The National Railway Museum in York is an impressive and spacious wedding venue with great decor that will ensure you start your marriage on the right track!
Pricing & Costs

Packages
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£95
Maximum Price
£161
Minimum Number of Guests
60
We provide a per person package that meets all of your needs, with a choice of wedding breakfast, beverages and entertainment included. ...
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Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Museum
Attraction
Dining Capacity
600
Reception Capacity
1000
Usual Access Time
05:00 PM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM
Late Night Extension
Yes

Venue

Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-House Wedding Coordinator
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Pet-Friendly

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
The National Railway Museum is one of York’s most unique settings. Whether you’re planning a large, lavish celebration or a bespoke intimate affair the museum offers a regal and striking backdrop for your big day. Having been awarded 'Wedding Venue of the Year' by the Visit York Tourism Awards in 2018 and Highly Commended for City Venue at The National Wedding Awards 2019, you and your guests can enjoy some of the most iconic collection items on display highlighting the golden age of railway travel and history. Our renowned Station Hall with its outstanding Royal Platforms, showcasing the original fleet of Royal carriages, is the perfect setting for the most romantic of ceremonies. Following your ceremony your party can enjoy the most exquisite food prepared by our dedicated, award-winning chefs on our impressive central platform with its striking Edwardian carriage backdrop. Able to accommodate intimate occasions for 12 or the grandest of celebrations for up to 500 guests, the museum transforms following your wedding breakfast to provide the classiest setting for your evening entertainment to unfold. The museum is home to over 300 years’ worth of rail history and has over a million objects on display throughout, so whether you are a fan of the golden age of locomotion, or simply want a stunning venue with a difference for your special day, please get in touch with our dedicated Wedding Team who are happy to make your special day a reality.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Catherine Smith
We can not wait to create your special day with you. Don't be shy, please do pop in to explore our fantastic event space, meet with our award-winning team and discuss plans for your special day over a cup of tea.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1999
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
6
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Louise & Nick
Married in April 2019
June 2019
We both wanted to say thank you to you & the team
I know you asked for feedback from us about the wedding and the lead up. We both wanted to say thank you to you and the team. The day ran seamlessly and we really appreci...
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Mr & Mrs Ridgway
Married in June 2019
June 2019
Saturday exceeded our wildest dreams!
Hi Hannah We just wanted to say that Saturday exceeded our wildest dreams! It was amazing! The food was exceptional, the venue was beautifully presented and everything ...
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Olga & Tim
Married in April 2018
May 2019
Thanks again!
Thanks again for all of you and your teams work. If you need a reference just let us know. Everyone who was there has had nothing but positive words about the ceremony, p...
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Craig & Rebecca
Married in May 2017
May 2019
Thanks so much
Thanks so much for everything, the day really was everything we wanted and more. You and the rest of the staff are just brilliant.
Rebecca & Charlie
Married in March 2018
May 2019
Again, thank you...
I just wanted to drop a quick email to thank you and your team for an amazing evening on Saturday. So many people complimented the evening, how great everything looked an...
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Nick & Richard
Married in September 2016
May 2019
We're both incredibly grateful...
Over the year Helen demonstrated a real attention to detail and in the weeks leading up to the day itself we realised how essential this was. The running order for the d...
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The National Railway Museum Wedding Showcase

5th September 2019
We will be opening the doors of Station Hall for an evening of inspiration featuring some of Yorkshire’s finest wedding suppliers! For details & to book please email weddings@railwaymuseum.org.uk
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Location & Contact Details

Address

Leeman Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO26 4XJ, England

Nearest Town

York

Nearest Train Station

York

Nearest Airport

Leeds Bradford

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Unique, Regal, Unforgettable, Majestic, Historic